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Watermedia Resist Workshop June 29

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All levels are welcome!

Do you need a creative jump start, or just want to relax and learn something new? This workshop is the solution. Using a painting method of subtraction participants will complete a painting during the workshop. Visit our website – Classes Page, for more details and to register.

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Watermedia Resist Workshop with Darla Bostick

A One-Day workshop at Elm Street Studio, 139 S. Elm Street, Keller (214-478-8372)

Saturday, 29 June from 9am-2pm

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This art project is good for any level of painter! Cost: $95

Supplies:

one half sheet watercolor paper (140#)—I will have sheets with me for purchase ($4)

pencil

photograph of a plant—succulent/flower/flowers (or real flowers)—the plant needs to  have a lot of ‘sections’ to it and enough greenery or other flowers to fill a sheet of paper and when we draw it the lines will go off the paper in several places (example: iris, daffodil, rose, morning glory, even agave, sedum or artichoke sage…something with depth–)

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2 or 3 brushes that can be used with acrylics (small and medium, round, flat)

liquid acrylics–just cheap craft paints from Hobby Lobby–maybe 5 or 6 colors depending on your plant

tray for mixing colors

strong water sprayer (not a travel size sprayer, but like window cleaner bottle sprayer)

Note: If you want, bring a second paper/photo to work on when waiting for the first one to dry betweenstages. In fact, if you want to save some time, you can bring one paper with an image already drawn on it. If it will work you are ready to paint right away. If it isn’t drawn appropriately, you will have another sheet to draw on for a second one. The drawing needs to be done with medium darkness in pencil and needs to have lines extended to edges of the paper in at least 6 places.

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